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Brennan Harvey
5511 Kanel Cir.
Cypress, CA 90630


A seasoned and intelligent web developer with over 10 years of demonstrated leadership in server-side scripting (PHP, ASP) and client-side coding and scripting. Proven record of accomplishment using creativity to produce standards-based code to enhance web user experience. Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills. A self-leaner, constantly searching for new and innovative ways to solve problems. A self-starter with a positive attitude and an outstanding team player. Excellent written and oral communication skills.


  • Systems Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Programming
  • Technology Design
  • Instructing


01/2014 - Present: Various Agencies--Orange County CA - Web Developer

  • Upgraded and customized LetoDMS 3.3 to SeedDMS 5.0 for American Advisors Group and restyled entire system to match the corporate style and branding.
  • Worked as a contractor for companies such as Western Digital, Brilliant Blue, Mary Jurek
  • PHP Programming, MySQL database administraton, Web programming, Javascript programming, Joomla and ModX templates

03/2009 - Present: Self Employed--Orange County CA - Web Designer

  • Verified cross-browser functionality of web pages with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari
  • Web development for Verizon Wireless intranet using HTML, PHP, Javascript, and JQuery
  • Created one-page dashboards graphs for easy viewing of complex data
  • Programmed and performed database loads for CSV files
  • Developed standardization of site design via CSS files
  • Converted dozens of error-prone, EXCEL-based procedures to more accurate, database driven procedures
  • Enhanced security on various intranet areas, ensuring consistent access across departments
  • Designed and coded document archive CMS system for upload and dynamic access to historical files
  • Created and coded AJAX-powered "My Personal Organizer" for CPS Insurance
  • Created, maintained, and customized websites for multiple authors
  • Designed, coded, and maintained multiple table-less CSS websites
  • Developed and maintained Wordpress sites
  • Created a PHP-based e-book sales site
  • Converted websites programed in ASP to PHP
  • Converted interviews supplied on DVD to MPEG format for websites
  • Performed Search Engine Optimizations (SEO)
  • Created a data entry automation project in MS Access for The Word and Brown Companies, marketing department -- tables, queries, forms, reports, and VBA code
  • Created designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts
  • Used computer software to generate new images
  • Conferred with clients to discuss and determine layout designs
  • Prepared illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients or supervisors and making necessary changes
  • Maintained archive of images, photos, for previous work products
  • Researched new software or design concepts

10/2010 - Present: The Art Institute of California-Orange County--Costa Mesa, CA - Instructor

  • Instructor for Web Development and Interactive Media/Graphic & Web Design
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Applications and Industry
    • E-Commerce Site Design
    • Database Concepts
    • Introduction to Programming Logic
    • Fundamentals of Authoring
    • Intermediate Authoring
    • Web Design for non-WDIM majors
    • Intermediate Web-Based Design
    • Computer Based Training
    • User Experience

08/2015 - 11/2016: Total Apps, Inc.--Aliso Viejo, CA - Developer

  • Created/updated/troubleshot MEAN stack (with MySQL) applications for payment processing company
  • Aided Executive Leader Team with implementing desired software enhancements by providing cost analysis, quality control, and deliverable timelines
  • Aided Project Managers with creation of JIRA specifications for server and client enhancements of MojoPay application
  • Provided story points for Agile Scrum backlog refinements
  • Completed assigned epics, stories, tasks, and bug fixes within mandated deadlines
  • Developed version control management system for development, staging, and production environments using github
  • Maintained updates on MEAN stack software on Rackspace Linux servers
  • Developed documentation standards for coding, database conventions, and operating procedures
  • Verified cross-browser functionality of application pages with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on desktops and multiple hand-held devices

11/2010 - 01/2014: Simple Science, Inc.--Irvine, CA - Senior Web Developer

  • Verified cross-browser functionality of web pages with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari
  • Developed and programmed websites with both PHP/MySQL and PHP/MS-SQL development platforms
  • Maintained and debugged ASP/ASPX (Visual Basic)/MS-SQL websites
  • Developed iPhone/iPad application using Objective-C (iOS 4, 5, and 6) on XCODE 4
  • Developed PhoneGap application for Android OS (release 3 and 4)
  • Created dozens of XHTML/HTML4/CSS 2.1 web sites
  • Created HTML5/CSS3 web sites
  • Experienced in Mobile website development
  • Developed and programmed AJAX adn Single Page Applications (SPAs)
  • Used Javascript libraries/frameworks, including: JQuery, JQuery Mobile, KendoUI, and YUI
  • Programmed website integration with APIs from Authorize.net, Core Logic, Google Places, JangoMail, MailChimp, and Twilio

11/2008 - 03/2009: American Botanical Pharmacy--Marina Del Rey, CA - Web Developer - Contract

  • Maintained marketing and eCommerce site
  • Created and manipulated graphic images using Adobe suite
  • Consulted on upgrades to table-less CSS website
  • Verified cross-browser functionality of web pages with Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari
  • Programmed Dynamic web components using JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL
  • Created a Google Maps API interface to provide driving directions to store

11/2006 - 10/2008: DNB Consulting, Inc.--Santa Ana, CA - Web Developer

  • Verified cross-browser functionality of web pages with Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari
  • Designed coded, and maintained websites for clients, including graphics, page links, content, server-side scripts, and client-side scripts
  • Designed and maintained backend databases for custom applications, shopping carts, and inventory/sales systems
  • Implemented and customized canned applications such as calendars, blogs, and forums
  • Created "Global Manager" application in PHP for internal tracking of client credentials
  • Created sales funnel web application in PHP with reporting for CMS tracking
  • Created warehousing website with inventory control in PHP for sales tracking
  • Designed a PHP-based website for a parking enforcement company. Application provided instant lookup of registered vehicles, allowed for ticketing procedures, and provided officers to log notes and upload photos
  • Created a "Yahoo" clone website (vooroogoo.com) in PHP that focused on the auto industry. Features included a Google-type search, paid advertisements, and pay-per-click payment using Paypal's API
  • Setup, customized, and trained customers on e-commerce sites -- CRE Loaded, OSCommerce, and X-Cart packages
  • Installed, maintained, and upgraded LINUX systems, including SUSE and Mandriva
  • Installed and maintained Apache Web Server, versions 1.3 and 2.0 on LINUX servers
  • Troubleshooter for problems with LINUX update for ClamAV on Mandriva LINUX

11/2001 - 10/2006: IT Engineer (Self-Employed)--Auburn, CA -IT Handyman/Programmer/Web Developer

  • Fifteen month (11/01 - 02/03) assignment as Program Developer of a medical device start-up company. Created web site and programmed entire site in ASP to interface with MS SQL database. Created Adobe Flash animations for sales team
  • Designed, coded, and maintained websites for clients including graphics, page links, content, server-side scripts, and client-side scripts
  • Programmed a Mail Merge based Visual Basic application for a Collections agency. Application provided a high degree in automation in filling out multi-page legal forms, reducing filing errors by 80%

08/1992 - 10/2001: BSSI/PacifiQ Systems--Newport Beach, CA - Sr. Technical Consultant (last position)

  • Created and maintained web sites for parent companies
  • Maintained VPN connections between ASP clients in Santa Clara, CA and the data center in Irvine, CA
  • Part of the team that implemented Microsoft Site Server at the parent company and performed custom programming based on business needs
  • Responsible for customization, and maintenance of an ERP (MFG/PRO) program and accompanying database. Also maintained and customized the MFG/PRO software to suit business needs using Progress 4GL language and WebSphere


  • Web Programming: Hand coding of HTML4, HTML5, XHTML, DHTML, CSS 2.1, CSS 3, PHP, JavaScript, AngularJS, JQuery, AJAX, ASP, ASPX, VBScript, ActionScript 3
  • Databases: MS Access, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Progress Relational Database, Oracle, SQLite
  • Database Programming: SQL, Progress 4GL Language, PL/SQL
  • Server Applications: MEAN, WAMP, LAMP, Apache, nodeJS
  • Web Applications: Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe Director Shockwave Studio, Adobe Go Live, Microsoft FrontPage
  • Multimedia Applications: Nero, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premier
  • Business Applications: Microsoft Office suite; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • CMS Systems: Custom built, MODx, Wordpress, Joomla
  • Web Applications: OSCommerce, X-Cart, PhpBB forum software, Wordpress blogs/sites, PhoneGap, git/gitgub, Atlassian JIRA/Confluence
  • Web APIs: Authorize.net, Core Logic, Facebook, Google, JangoMail, MailChimp, Twilio, Twitter, MojoPay


  • B.S. Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, Honors
  • M.Ed. Education, University of Phoenix
  • Certification, Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Certification, Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Certification, SalesLogix Enterprise Certification
  • Certification, Systems Administration, QAD University
  • Certification, Various Progress Database Classes, Progress Software Corporation
  • Various Lynda.com Classes
  • Various Gnomon Workshop Classes